1541, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Latin tumidus, from tumēre
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“Tumid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tumid. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.
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